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Auto ISO: I’ve Changed My Mind, Somewhat

Auto ISO: I’ve Changed My Mind, Somewhat

Proving that a leopard can indeed change it’s spots and you can teach an old dog new tricks and any other cliché that you want to toss in there… I have now learned to stop working and (more or less) love ISO. Especially when I’m shooting video.

Back-to-Basics: Understanding Studio Lighting

Back-to-Basics: Understanding Studio Lighting

Today's Post by Joe Farace Continuing on a theme about going back to the basics... Part of the confusion about buying and working with studio lighting equipment is that some photographers think that the gear is too expensive and too complicated to use but in reality...

For Father’s Day: Photographing the People You Love

For Father’s Day: Photographing the People You Love

In a previous post, Joe wrote about documenting a changing world but I urge photographers to not only photograph the places that they love but also the people they love as well. That way we can use our talent and imaging tools to change the world one person at a time or as Joe likes to say “one pixel at a time.”

Educating Clients is a Full-time Job

Educating Clients is a Full-time Job

I started the concept of Farace’s Laws when I was writing for ComputerUser magazine back before the dot-com bust. Shortly after starting the gimmick a CU reader emailed that he had “heard about these Farace’s Laws for years” and wanted to know what it was all about. The idea was based on the TV show Burke’s Law and with my tongue firmly in cheek, I continued using it in my writing about photography.

Travel Photography: Choosing Lenses

Travel Photography: Choosing Lenses

A reader once asked about what prime focal length range I would recommend for landscape photography and I suggested that he look at wide angle-to-normal zooms but his question got me thinking about lenses for travel photography. To me that also  means working with wide angle lenses so lets take a look at some options.

Puerto Rico: The El Yunque Rain Forest

Puerto Rico: The El Yunque Rain Forest

Today’s Post by Joe Farace When visiting El Yunque expect it to rain but any storms that occur are brief and not that intense. If you want to stay (mostly) dry, pick up an inexpensive rain poncho from from an outdoor outfitter. While in the rain forest, take the time...